An event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Azerbaijan's independence and the 880th anniversary of Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi was held in Ankara on October 18, APA's Turkish bureau reports.
Azerbaijani Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Turkey Rashad Mammadov, Turkish Deputy Minister of Culture Serdar Cham, Acting Chairman of the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Director General for Foreign Promotion and Culture of the Turkish Foreign Ministry Deniz Cakar addressed the event. have done.
The martyrs of the Second Karabakh War were also honored at the ceremony.
The event was organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Turkey, the Azerbaijani and Turkish national commissions for UNESCO.
The event was attended by officials - ambassadors, MPs, as well as delegations led by the chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on International Relations and Interparliamentary Relations Samad Seyidov and the Azerbaijani Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) Sabina Aliyeva.